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Monday, February 11, 2002


Topic:  Informal gathering of Texchange Members & Their Guests


Buffalo Grille

Phone: (713) 661-3663

$15.00 per person (Members)
$25.00 per person (Guests of Members)

Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm


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Open to Members, their guests, and Non-Members

Featured Entrepreneurs:

Dr. Leslie Butterfield
Founder and President
TeleDerm Solutions, Inc.

Maria Ellul
President & CEO
Kitba, Inc.

Kim Dunn

TeleCare International, Inc.


Kim Padgett
The Padgett Group



Dr. Leslie Butterfield

is CEO of TeleDerm Solutions, Inc., a telemedicine company focused on providing online dermatology consulting to patients associated with a wide range of healthcare organizations. The business is built on collaborative Internet technology that connects physicians with a network of trained dermatologists to allow patients quicker access to specialists where these are not readily available.  Leslie holds a Ph.D. in communications and an M.A. in Design from the University of Minnesota. In 1990 she co-founded a project management software company, Texim Inc., which she sold to Houston-based Welcom Software in 1992. After joining Welcom to run marketing for three years, she was employed by BMC Software, a Forbes 500 system software company. Leslie was a key player in building the marketing and Internet strategy at BMC over her six-year tenure there. Before joining TeleDerm Solutions in 2001, Dr. Butterfield was Vice President of Marketing for PowerBrief, Inc. an ASP software developer for the legal industry. She was responsible for business development, product and Internet strategy and all aspects of marketing.  Dr. Butterfield speaks at nationally at technology conferences and is a 2001 recipient of the AWC Top 20 Women in Computing Award


Kim Padgett
serves as the President of The Padgett Group, a strategic marketing and public relations consulting firm.  Prior to founding The Padgett Group, Kim served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Thompson Group, Houston Office, responsible for developing, managing and providing services for clients of the Houston and Dallas offices of the Thompson Group.  Kim was previously the Director of Public Relations and Communications for Iconixx, a global e-business solution provider based in Virginia. She managed all public relations and communications aspects for the company including community relations and special events. Kim brings more than 13 years of experience in the information technology industry and public relations/marketing communications to her role at the Padgett Group.  Kim has been nominated as one of the Top 20 Women in Computing in Houston 2000.








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